Skip to comments.Deep-sea explorers appeal ruling over treasure
Posted on 05/10/2010 4:11:17 PM PDT by JoeProBono
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Florida deep-sea explorers are appealing a judge's ruling that 17 tons of treasure recovered from a sunken Spanish galleon belongs to Spain.
Tampa-based Odyssey Marine Exploration filed an opening brief Monday with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta.
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Nuestra Senora de Atocha
Greg Stemm, left, co-founder of Odyssey Marine Exploration, examining coins recovered from a shipwreck in the Atlantic Ocean.
It is the government ‘You find..We take’ plan. Ain;t it grand. Who are the real Pirates?
I really do believe in finders keepers in these matters. Let the museums and governments buy the stuff.
Wondering why the one who isn’t handling the coins is wearing protective gloves and the one handling the coins is handling them without gloves???
If Spain wants the treasure from all their sunken galleons maybe they can get off their duffs and go find it.
I think the guy without the gloves is one of the owners.
Oh no! Does this mean I have to give Captain Kidd`s loot to his kids?
LOL, government of Spain?
Why not the government-in-exile of the Incas?
You mean La Raza?
??Why not the government-in-exile of the Incas?
“You mean La Raza?”<<
Almost. It is the California State Legislature
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